May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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SCCL 7330 - Science, Technology, and Society


Credits: 3

Examines modern science’s distinctive modes of inquiry, the nature of technology and the emergence of a technological order, and the character of the relationship between modern science and modern technology. Students consider the interrelationship between scientific modes of inquiry, the manner in which society is imagined, and the impact of technology on ways of life and culture. Examines the science and technology of power and light in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the interaction between modern technology and biotechnology in the 20th and early 21st centuries, and movements such as transhumanism, the possibilities of artificial intelligence, and the implications of developments in robotics. May be applied to the following curricular concentrations: humanities; organizational dynamics; communication, media and technology.



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